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Book Passage Picks on the Ronn Owens Show

By Bookpassage @bookpassage
Elaine Petrocelli was on the Ronn Owens Show on KGO on December 21st, where she and talk show host Ronn Owens discussed some recommended books. Here is a checklist of those titles. A more fully annotated page listing these books will be posted to the Book Passage website shortly.
McSweeneys $19.95
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Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees
Nancy Hugo $29.95
Italian Racing Bicycles: The People, The Products, The Passion
Guido Rubino $39.95
The Conference of the Birds
Peter Sis/Rumi $29.95
Italian Baker (revised)
Carol Field $35.00
Pilgrimage  ***
Annie Leibovitz $50.00
Extra Virginity  
Tom Mueller  $25.95
The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America
Tom Brokaw  $26.00
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert Massie $ 35.00
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
Elizabeth Letts, $26.00
The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Adam Gopnik $25.95


The Language of Flowers  
Vannessa Diffenbaugh $25.00
-- companion book
A Victorian Flower Dictionary
Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh $22.00
The Cat’s Table  ***
Michael Ondaatje $26.00
The Buddha in the Attic
Julie Otsuka  $22.00
The Drop
Michael Connelly $27.99
Love and Shame and Love  ***
Peter Orner $24.99
Oracle of Stamboul
Michael David Lukas $13.99
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson  $15.95
Dead Love  zombie fiction
Linda Watanabe McFerrin $14.95

The Hunter
not yet released
John Lescroart  $26.95
Anything by Daniel Silva – spy fiction
Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents Travel Book
Michael DuBois, Katri Hilden, Jane Price
Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents London: Everything You Wanted to Know
Klay Lamprell

Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents Paris: Everything You Wanted to Know

Klay Lamprell

Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents New York: Everything You Wanted to Know

Klay Lamprell
Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents Rome: Everything You Wanted to Know
Klay Lamprell
Time Travelling Fashionista
Biana Turetsky $17.99

Christopher Paolini $27.99

Book Thief

Markus Zusak $12.99
Here Comes Grandma!
Janet Lord and Julie Paschkis  $13.99
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author), Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)   $16.99

Secrets at Sea

Richard Peck and Kelly Murphy  $16.99

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales

Chris Van Allsburg $24.99
The Scorpio Races
Maggie Stiefvater $17.99
The Emerald Atlas
John Stephens  $17.99
Bigger than a Bread Box
Laurel Snyder  $16.99
 ***  some autographed copies available

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